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Lawrence County, Alabama – Birth Certificates and Death Records

If you are looking for birth certificates and death records for Lawrence County, Alabama, then there are a few things that you should first be aware of.

First, not everyone can access every birth certificate or record of death for Lawrence County, Alabama. This is due to fraud and privacy concerns. To speak broadly, the only people that can access birth certificates are either the people that are directly named on the certificate, or those whom are directly related to them. While the limitations placed on death certificates is not quite as strict, you still must be able to prove a certain level of relation to the person indicated on the certificate.

Second, you must pay the Alabama Department of Public Health a fifteen dollar fee for the first copy of a birth certificate, and another six dollars for every copy after that. This fee also applies to death records in the same quantities.

Finally, the limitations placed on accessing birth records and certificates of death for Lawrence County, Alabama expire 125 years after the birth of the person indicated on the birth certificate, and 25 years after the death of the person named on a death certificate.

To see a full list of all of the requirements for accessing birth certificates, then view the proper ADPH web page at

For a detailed listing of all of the necessities for getting death records, then take a look at the ADPH page that deals with death records at